Events at Cincinnati Nature Center

Events at Cincinnati Nature Center

From the elegance of the Krippendorf Lodge to the secluded, peaceful retreat in the woods that is Groesbeck Estate (and everything in between), we can help you make your gathering unforgettable. Email us at to learn more or schedule a tour!

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green home with concrete driveway in woods

Krippendorf Lodge

Nestled among resplendent woodland gardens, the impressive Krippendorf Lodge provides a unique location for corporate retreats and meetings, community gatherings and stylish weddings. Click here to learn more.

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Groesbeck Estate

With stunning wooded views, professional native landscaping and historical features Groesbeck Estate is a perfect setting for weddings, private events, corporate rentals, retreats and more. Groesbeck Estate features a front terrace, indoor space and an expansive, private covered back deck. During peak season (May-October) Groesbeck can seat up to 120 guests. Off-season (Nov-April) Groesbeck can seat up to 50 people indoors. Click here to learn more.


cabin with wooden front porch in the woods

Fernwood Cabins

Two private rustic cabins are set in the peaceful forest at Cincinnati Nature Center. Each cabin sleeps up to 16 people in comfortable bunk beds with mattresses and is furnished with a table and chairs. Both have access to nearby running toilets and warm showers.

Enjoy the evenings around the fire and cook your food over the cooking fire ring. Firewood is provided. The wooded cabin area includes a shared pavilion and picnic tables. Minimal tent camping is permitted.

Great for scouts, weddings, groups and family get-a-ways. Come and immerse yourself in nature and leave feeling refreshed! Click here to learn more.

Brown and yellow picnic pavilion

Fernwood Shelter

There are eight picnic tables with seating for up to 75 people and a full kitchen. A gas grill is available to rent as well.

With space for games and easy access to hiking trails, this is ideal for family reunions or large picnics. Click here to learn more.

large wooden picnic pavilion with tables

Krehbiel Pavilion

There are eight picnic tables with seating for up to 50 people.

Located just outside the Nature PlayScape and with easy access to hiking trails, this is ideal for children’s birthday parties or small gatherings. Click here to learn more.

Dining hall with gold chair and white round tables

Rowe Visitor Center Auditorium

The Auditorium in the Rowe Visitor Center is a wonderful space for large gatherings and features vaulted ceilings and an abundance of natural light.

The Auditorium can be set with tables and chairs, or auditorium-style seating. Click here to learn more.